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The DTI issued the draft Amended Construction Sector Code for public comment (Revised Construction Sector Code) on 28 October 2016.
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IssueWhether the dismissal of the applicants amounted to an automatically unfair dismissal on the basis of gender.
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In the recent unreported case of Kalipa Mtati v KPMG Services (Pty) Ltd (Case No: J2277/16), an employee submitted two resignation letters to her employer.
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But you fully participated in the arbitration – how can you now, at the enforcement stage claim that you were not properly notified of the commencement of...
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IssueWhen does a dismissal take place and what must be shown to prove that fact?
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Most employers and employees have a broad understanding that the fairness of a dismissal rests on both a substantive and a procedural leg.
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Mrs M was killed in an alleged hijacking on 3 September 2006. There were four life insurance policies on the life of Mrs M at the time of her death.
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The draft Industry Code for the Franchise Industry (Code) was published for public comment on 29 January 2016.
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Confidentiality or non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) may limit or exclude the parties’ liability for damages in certain circumstances.
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Private arbitration clauses are a common feature in employment contracts. It is often argued that the private arbitration process provides parties with more control...
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Parents should realise that there are potential consequences associated with posting photographs of their children on social media, particularly as paedophiles and...
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Once signed into law, the Financial Sector Regulation Bill (Twin Peaks Bill) will significantly amend the current s14 of the Financial Advisory and Intermediary...
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What is the “cautionary rule” and how is it to be applied in labour tribunals? The cautionary rule is a rule of law which obliges a court to warn itself of the...
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Whether the employees’ fixed term contracts were cancelled to avoid the ‘deeming provisions’ of the Labour Relations Act (LRA)?  If so, whether the...
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When an employer has reason to believe that an employee has committed serious misconduct it may be necessary to conduct an investigation prior to commencing a...
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With the imminent appointment of the Information Regulator for the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPI), companies urgently need to upgrade their...
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In the case of Opperman v CCMA and Others (C530/2014) [2016] ZALCCT 29 (17 August 2016), the employee, who was employed as a nurse, was asked to undergo a...
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The management of employee leave can be an administrative headache at the best of times, but knowledge of the law and understanding of which forms of leave are...
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A certain question has been the subject of a number of recent court cases: Is an interim order or a decision which does not dispose finally of a case appealable?
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The Labour Appeal Court (LAC) issued a stern warning that it will not tolerate racism, in any form, in the workplace. In the recent case of the City of Cape Town v...

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